Yearly COVID booster shots could be future option, Fauci says
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Annual vaccine booster shots are a possibility in America’s battle against the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s top infectious disease expert said Sunday. Boosters provide the “optimal” level of protection, Dr. Anthony Fauci, the chief White House medical adviser, said on ABC’s “This Week.” Asked about the possible necessity of annual COVID-19 vaccine booster shots, Fauci said: “It’s tough to tell.” “If it becomes necessary to get yet another boost, then we’ll just have to deal with it when that occurs,” he said. Fauci, who also is director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious D...